Jim Sulzberger
Jim Sulzberger


Peotone, Ill.

High School:
Bishop McNamara

XC/Long Distance

2005-2006 Highlights: Posted team's third-best time (25:25), tying with teammate Sam Watson, at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships...was UIC's fourth-best finisher at the NCAA Regional Cross Country Championships...competed in the 1,500-, 5,000- and 10,000-meter races during the outdoor season...placed seventh in the 10,000-meter run at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships with a time of 32:31.02...posted a career-best time in the 1,500-meter (4:06.12) at the Indy Relays on April 15...competed in the mile, 3,000- and 5,000-meter races during the indoor season...placed eighth at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:31.36...won the mile run at the Chicago Opener on Jan. 7 with a time of 4:28.22...took second in the 3,000-meter run at the EIU Mega Meet on Jan. 21.

2004-2005 Highlights: Finished second overall in the 3,000-meter run with a season-best time of 8:47.10 at the Tadd Metzger Invitational...holds UIC's second-fastest time in the 1-mile run (4:23.93), set at the UW-Milwaukee Tune-up...owns UIC's fastest time in the 5,000-meter run with a mark of 15:08.57, set at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:08.62) at the Puma Invitational...raced to a first-place finish in the 5,000-meter run (15:22.4) at the Redbird Invitational, good for UIC's third-best mark of the season...earned UIC's fastest mark in the 10,000-meter run (31:35.40) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...picked up UIC's second-fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase mark (10:08.62) at the Puma Invitational.

2003-2004 Highlights: Rolled to UIC's fastest indoor 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:29.38 at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships...finished fourth overall in the 5,000-meter run (15:43.03) at the Lewis Invitational...raced to an indoor season-best time of 2:07.9 in the 800-meter run at the Doug Raymond Invitational...set an indoor personal record of 4:34.81 in the 1-mile run at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...owns UIC's third-fastest, 3,000-meter run with a mark of 8:55.61 at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...picked up a personal-bset time of 4:09.15 in the 1,500-meter run at the Butler Twilight...rolled to a personal-best time of 15:41.5 in the 5,000-meter run at the Elmhurst Invitational...strong contributor during freshman cross country season in the fall...debuted at the UIC Home Opener on Aug. 30th with a 15th-place time of 21:34 on the 4.1 mile course...turned in an 8K time of 27:08.17 at the Bradley Open on Sept. 12th...finished 37th at the Central Collegiate Championships on Sept. 26th, posting a 27:25...was the third-best finisher on the team at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational on Oct. 4th with a season-best 8K time of 27:02 ...was second on the team at the UW-Parkside Invitational on Oct. 18th with a time of 27:26...finished with a 27:44.95 8,000-meter mark at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships...capped the season with a 10,000-meter time of 35:56 at the NCAA District V Championships.

Prep/Personal: Four year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field for Bishop McNamara...helped Fighting Irish to the All-City Championship, Sectional runner-up and a seventh-place finish in the IHSA Class A Championships as a senior...propelled Bishop McNamara to the Irish Conditioner Championship, Manteno Invitational Championship and Prairie Central Championships...named to the Who's Who list of High School Students...was an all-state selection at the 2002 IHSA Class A cross country championship following a 10th-place finish of 15:15...captured third-place in the sectional championship as a senior...claimed numerous cross country individual championhips...son of Jim and Tracey Sulzberger...born April 18, 1985...major is undecided.

Career Best Indoor Times
800-Meter Run: 2:07.90 (1/31/04)
1-Mile Run: 4:23.93 (2/18/05)
3,000-Meter Run: 8:47.10 (2/5/05)
5,000-Meter Run: 15:08.57 (2/27/05)

Career Best Outdoor Times 1,500-Meter Run: 4:06.12 (4/15/06) 3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 10:08.62 (4/23/05) 5,000-Meter Run: 15:22.40 (4/30/05) 10,000-Meter Run: 31:35.40 (5/13/05)